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Federal Business Opportunities Moving

For many years Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) has been one of the central portals for the government advertising federal work to industry.  That portal will be available no more beginning November 8, 2019.  Beginning on that date for contracting opportunities you will be forwarded to beta.sam.gov. Was this post helpful? Let us know by leaving a comment or contacting us at admin@gsaproposalmaven.com  Ilene Giles is a GSA [...]

FAST 2020 Training

GSA has an upcoming conference to train federal employees and connect industry partners with federal business.  The conference will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on April 14- 16, 2020.  To find out more information or register for the conference click here . Was this post helpful? Let us know by leaving a comment or contacting us at admin@gsaproposalmaven.com  Ilene Giles is a [...]

GSA Quarterly Industry Webinar

To foster a better relationship between industry and the General Services Administration (GSA) a quarterly industry webinar for schedule 48, and schedule 599.  Questions for this webinar must be submitted to amit.rajput@gsa.gov and lily.thompson@gsa.gov, for more information click here Audio Conference Details: Participant Code: 289582 URL to additional access numbers: https://www.myrcplus.com/cnums.asp?bwebid=8369444&ppc=289582&num=1-719-3... Conference Number(s): US (Toll): 1-719-325-2013 US (Toll Free): 1-866-928-2008 To join the meeting: https://meet.gsa.gov/r45l4xvg6gu6/ Room Passcode:  [...]

Upcoming GSA MAS Consolidation News

GSA's Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) consolidation is set to transition October 1, 2019.  According to the agency existing solicitations are still open to new offerors until the new schedule is released on October 1, 2019.  Existing contractors will be able to process modifications as usual. The consolidation will consist of twenty four schedules, VA schedules will not be consolidated in this transition.  The following schedules included are: [...]

GSA Issues Final OASIS Solicitation

General Services Administration recently issued the final solicitation for OASIS Pool 1, 3, and 4 on-ramps on July 11, 2019. Response date September 11, 2019, to view the solicitation click here. Was this helpful? Let me know by leaving a comment below or contacting me Ilene@gsaproposalmaven.com. Ilene Giles is a GSA schedules expert that has helped thousands of businesses grow with GSA schedules  Get her FREE VIDEO [...]

GSA Issues RFI For Upcoming MAS Consolidation

General Services Administration recently issued an Request For Information (RFI) seeking feedback from industry on the upcoming Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) consolidation.  Deadline to respond is July 12, 2019, to view the RFI click here. Was this helpful? Let me know by leaving a comment below or contacting me Ilene@gsaproposalmaven.com. Ilene Giles is a GSA schedules expert that has helped thousands of businesses grow with GSA schedules  [...]

GSA Schedules MAS Consolidation

General Services Administration recently announced that a Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) consolidation of twenty four GSA schedules will be ensue in October 1, 2019.  The consolidation will not include any of the VA supply schedules.  The following schedules will be consolidated: 1. 738 X Human Capital Management and Administrative Support Services 2. 76 Publication Media 3. 67 Cameras, Photographic Printers and Related Supplies and Services 4. 75 [...]

Changes In IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration recently made changes to IT Schedule 70 to better align their offering with the way software is sold commercially.  Under that schedule Special Item Numbers (SINs) 132-32, 132-33, 132-34 reflects the following changes: Administrative Changes Update language to reflect current industry terminology End User License Agreement (EULA) with Commercial Supplier Agreement (CSA). Replaced the word, "computer" with, "run time computing environment". SBA Size [...]

Refresh And Mass Modification For All GSA Schedules

The General Services Administration recently announced a schedule-wide Refresh that will begin in this month. The mass modification will perform the following: Update proposal instructions related to Section 508 standards and information.Update proposal instructions to require order status for GSA Advantage.Update Ability One proposal instructions. Incorporate updates from FAC 2019-01 as applicable. GSA has stated that they will issue a bilateral modification to apply the changes to [...]

Why Slow Down When You Can Get In The FASt Lane

If you’ve dealt with GSA schedules you know that the process is not completed quickly.  Dependent upon which schedule you apply for it may take anywhere from three to nine months to get an award.  Keep in mind that’s if the contracting officer request minimal clarifications. In the early part of this year GSA launched a new program called GSA FASt Lane.  The program is supposed to [...]